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John bishop of Herakleia (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the medallion before her. Sigla: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Within a border of dots a circular inscription, beginning with a cross.

..ΕΟΗΘ..ΤΣΔ..

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines ending with a rosace. Border of dots.

+ΙΝ
ΝΗΕΛΕ
Θ̅ΥΕΠ,ΚΟ
ΠΗΡΚ
ΛΙΣ

Ἰωάννῃ ἐλέῳ Θεοῦ ἐπισκόπῳ Ἡρακλίας

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the medallion before her. Sigla: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Within a border of dots a circular inscription, beginning with a cross.

..ΕΟΗΘ..ΤΣΔ..

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines ending with a rosace. Border of dots.

+ΙΝ
ΝΗΕΛΕ
Θ̅ΥΕΠ,ΚΟ
ΠΗΡΚ
ΛΙΣ

Ἰωάννῃ ἐλέῳ Θεοῦ ἐπισκόπῳ Ἡρακλίας

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.92
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 105.2.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 878.